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Mar 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >>> all right jade. time now 6:12. a dangerous close call overnight. a u.s. war plane crashed. what we now know about the crew members on board. >>> and the reason state budget negotiations between democrats and republicans may be turning into another sacramento stalemate. >>> time now 6:15. we just received video of the u.s. fighter jet that crashed overnight in libya. the cause was equipment failure. now let's take a look at this. we are seeing it as you see this. libyans can be seen climbing on that burned out shell of that air force f15 fighter jet. the u.s. is saying the jet was not shot down. the two crew members on board were able to eject safely. we are told they are now back safely in american hands. >>> meantime there is growing concern about the u.s. role in the libyan conflict as coalition forces intensify the air strikes on libyan targets. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom getting reaction from capitol hill. alison. >> reporter: dave, president obama is emphasizing that u.s. participation is limited and that control will be handed over to coalition partne
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Mar 7, 2011 6:00am PST
-term deployment. secretary gates says both the u.s. and afghan government wants the u.s. involved after the planned 2014 combat operations. he says the u.s. is in talks with the afghan government about what the presence would like like. he also offered encouragement for the troops. >> you've had a tough winter. it will be a tougher spring and summer. you have made a lot of head way. i think you are proven with your afghan partners that this will work and we will be able to prevail. >> reporter: there is a lot of speculation in d.c. that secretary gates is preparing to resign and this could be his last trip as defense secretary to afghanistan. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns. >>> in libya government forces again launched air attacks on rebel forces today. the troops loyal are trying to prevent the rebel fighters from advancing to the capitol of tripoli. already the uprising is a lot longer and more violent than the revolts that overthrew the leaders of egypt and tanisha. as the evacuation of foreign workers continues now, one group of evacwees went to extreme meas
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Mar 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
reactivate the cooling system. >>> the u.s. government is now chartering airports to evacuate u.s. citizens because of the rising radiation levels. volunteering air fares for family members of government employees. >>> closely watching the movement of the radioactive plume coming from the crippled reactors. it's churning across the pacific ocean and expected to reach the islands south of alaska some time today. then the plume is expected to reach southern california late tomorrow. now the health experts emphasize radiation levels are plunging as that plume moves across the ocean. at worse they say, health consequences here in the u.s. would be extremely minor. now the environmental protection agency is installing more radiation monitors here in california just to keep track of any possible radiation coming from japan. ktvu's jade hernandez is live now at uc berkeley to tell us about these extra precautions. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. we are live at cal this morning. and we wanted to bring you here to the campus because a professor is here at the university taki
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Mar 8, 2011 6:00am PST
are looking at a live picture over st. louis missouri. this is coming in now. three u.s. marshalls. three federal marshalls have just been shot in a gun battle. we are also hearing another man was wounded inside of a house. again, details are very sketchy. we don't know the conditions of those three federal marshalls who were shot or even of the condition of the man wounded inside of a house. now you look at a helicopter leaving the scene. this was a wide picture of live shots combing in. we know those three marshalls were rushed to a hospital. that's all we know those marshals were shot while trying to make an arrest. the camera from that helicopter is zooming in on that crime scene. this is developing out of st. louis, missouri. three u.s. marshals shot while trying to make an arrest. we will get to you more details on this developing story and bring it to you as soon as we get them in. >>> there are overnight developments in libya as well. there is word that moammar gadhafi could be on his way out. there are conditions he is asking for in return for stepping down. >>> there is b
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Mar 31, 2011 6:00am PDT
out exactly who the u.s. is helping. allison. >> reporter: dave, let's get right to a live look at the house armed services committee hearing room. defense secretary robert gates and joint chief chairman testifying about how the operation in libya is going and the extent of u.s. involvement. lawmakers have already expressed concern this morning about the cost and ultimate goal of the mission there. this is some video of the rebels heading into the fight against gadafi's forces. small groups of c.i.a. operatives are now working on the ground in libya. they're trying to learn more about the rebels and the strength of gadafi's military. it's critical information as the u.s. decides whether to arm the rebels. >> we have neither ruled it in, nor ruled it out. we are considering all forms of potential assistance to the opposition from humanitarian which we're already providing to political and other forms of support. >> reporter: and also new here on capitol hill this morning i just got a letter that bay area lawmakers barbara lee and lynn woman sent to house speaker john boehner. they a
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Mar 3, 2011 6:00am PST
libya. but u.s. defense secretary robert gates is hesitant saying that it amounts to an act of war because it would require the u.s. to attack libya and destroy its air defenses. >>> a dutch ministry spokesman says three dutch marines are being held in libya after they were captured by forces loyal to gadafi while trying to evacuate dutch workers. a spokesperson says intense negotiations are underway with the libya government to secure the marines' release. >>> time now 6:15. also word the president of yemen has agreed to a plan now from opposition leaders that includes him stepping down by the end of the year. now for weeks now thousands of protesters have been calling for the president who's been in power for more than 30 years to step down immediately. it's not clear if that plan to allow the president to stay in power for nine more months will actually be supported by all of the protesters. >>> the army has filed almost two dozen new charges against the army private suspected of turning over tens of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. the new charges against private
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Mar 25, 2011 6:00am PDT
to go and whether the ouster of miramar gaddafi is the ultimate goal. as u.s. and coalition strikes continue to take out miramar gaddafi's forces and military bases, rebels are still engaged in fierce fighting on the ground. details are being worked out through the weekend on the scope of the nato mission and how far the alliance will go to protect the rebels. at the pentagon, commanders say u.s. forces understand their job. >> when and where regime forces threaten the lives of their own citizens, they'll be attacked. when and where regime forces fly aircraft or attack coalition aircraft, they'll be attacked. >> reporter: so the bottom line is, there is a lot of confusion about the commitment of united states forces will intensify or diminish. so far, the united states has launched the bulk of the strikes against libyan targets, but secretary of state hillary clinton said last night that is going to change. reporting live from washington, d.c., ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and libya's government invited foreign journalists to see what it said was a funeral of victims of coalition strike
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Mar 9, 2011 6:00am PST
western countries impose a no-fly zone. he says the u.s. and other countries are only interested in controlling libya's oil. but secretary of state hillary clinton made clear in an interview this morning it won't be a u.s. effort because that would only play into gadafi's propaganda. as for what the response might look like the washington post is reporting that the u.s. and other countries are considering using naval assets to bring in humanitarian aid and block armed shipments as they debate the legality of a no-fly zone. reporting live from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well, the battle continues in congress to pass a spending bill. now one democratic senator says president obama needs to do something. >> why are we doing all this when the most powerful person in these negotiations, our president, has failed to lead this debate or offer serious proposal for spending and cuts that he would be willing to fight for? >> there's a vote scheduled in the senate today on two competing bills. but neither is expected to get the 60 votes needed to pass. >>> time no
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Mar 4, 2011 6:00am PST
despite last month's report that u.s. sales fell for the 7th quarter in a row. that's raising doubts that wal-mart can turn around u.s. business this year. >>> are you looking for a job? this is an interesting one. later this month purina holding auditions for cat owners who love to travel. it's monday, march 19th between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. they are looking for someone who can blog about traveling with a feline companion. they will pay your travel expenses for a year and a 50,000-dollar salary. not bad, so good luck to you. >>> a live look at the big board. dow jones coming down about 14 points. here is what people on wall street say. yesterday the rumor that the jobs report was going to be good, numbers were up. today the news comes in. the numbers were down. >>> layoffs that led to extreme violence. what workers in india did after losing their job and who was the target of their anger. >>> good morning. westbound 24. the traffic is still to oakland. we'll tell you about the morning commute ahead. >>> welcome back. layoffs in indian turned deadly. laid off employees set their posto
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Mar 29, 2011 6:00am PDT
falling in most major u.s. cities. lowest point some of them in eleven years. not a huge surprise but of course not great news to be received on wall street this morning. we'll see what happens as that filters in to trading floor. >>> good morning to you. thank you for joining us here on the ktvu morning news tuesday march 29th. i'm dave clark. >>> good morning. i'm pam cook. time now 6:30. want to go back out to news chopper 2 this morning. breaking news in newark where there is a refinery fire of sorts. we've been talking about this as evergreen oil. they take in hazardous waste oil from gas stations, service stations and individuals as well as antifreeze and they recycle it and reuse it. there's a fire there. so, of course, that means there's toxic waste there at this plant. >> look at where the water's focused now. >> sal, i know you've been following this as well. traffic in the immediate area certainly effected because there's a huge response. what about the nearby freeways. >> fortunately the nearby freeway is not effected. it's just far away enough from interstate 880 although it
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Mar 1, 2011 6:00am PST
plans to tell members of congress that they need to make major changes to the two biggest u.s. mortgage holders. he is preparing to tell the house financial services committee that failing to overhaul fannie mae and freddie mac will create more uncertainty in the financial markets. but he says the changes need to be made during the next two years because acting too quickly could destabilize the still shaky mortgage market. >>> federal government is fining american airlines $90,000 for a hidden fee to passengers. the airline is accused of charging passengers when they used vouchers they received when they were bumped from overbooked flights. american says it charges $30 fees for most bookings done by phone or at ticket counters. but federal officials say the vouchers could not be used in online booking. now american says it stopped the practice before the government contacted the airline. >>> time now 6:22. google now using a tricycle to add to its street view service. google says this oversized tricycle can collect images of hiking trails, amusement parks and other places cars
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Mar 10, 2011 6:00am PST
morning, avenue and international, the commerce department announced the u.s. trade deficit jumped by more than 14% in january. that's nearly $5 billion more than most analysts expected. combine that with what happened overnight in china announcing its trade imbalance and you have a down market. live look at the big board. the dow off 160 points. a lot of other disappointing news coming in this morning. that's not helping anything. >>> well the plans for a new san francisco bowling alley end up as a gutter ball? why the opposition is growing in south beach, even as bowlers make plans to lace up their shoes. >>> last night's standouts on "american idol" and why the judges say now the competition has really started. >>> the accident in san mateo should be clear within the half hour. that's when the sig alert should be lifted. this is near dore ray accident the coroner is on the scene. use 280. let's head back to the desk. >>> the plans for a new bowling alley and lounge hasn't will be a big hit with neighbors. it would be called lucky strike. supporters say it would inject night life in
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Mar 23, 2011 6:00am PDT
used in an attempt to sneak across the u.s. border. >>> also a new sign of defiance from libyan leader gadafi. why questions are being raised about whether the military operation against libya is really working. >>> good morning to you. welcome back. time now 6:16. libyan leader gadafi says western powers attacking libya will "end up in the dust bin of history." as ktvu's allison burns reports from our washington d.c. newsroom, gadafi made his first appearance since the beginning of those coalition air strikes. allison. >> reporter: dave, gadafi's forces are still advancing. the civilian death toll is mounting. and this morning there are questions about whether the military effort against him is working. >>> this is new video of u.s. fighters taking off from the uss key damage in the mediterranean sea as forces continue to pound libyan targets, gadafi sounds as defiant as ever. he made his first appearance since the attacks began and vowed to keep fighting. >> they will not terrorize us. we are making fun of throbbing course. >> reporter: president obama is cutting short his sou
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Mar 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
u.s.. alison burns reports about a hearing that about to start in about 15 minutes. alison. >> reporter: dave, some members of congress say the nuclear crisis in japan is a wakeup call for the potential of a similar disaster here. energy secretary steven chew and the head of the regulatory commission will be testifying about it tomorrow. he told lawmakers yesterday the 104 reactors in the u.s. are protected. he said the u.s. is committed to nuclear power and will learn from the disaster in japan. >> are there going to be lessons learned? i'm sure there will be. we look back at our reactors and we up our game. every time we do this, we march on to ever increasing safety. >> reporter: some members of congress are not satisfied with his assurances. they point to maps like this that show nuclear reactors in the area. yellow dots indicate seismic activity here. eight of the reactors are on the west coast. they are worried they do not have the appropriate protections especially if they lose power for long periods of time. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu cha
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Mar 30, 2011 6:00am PDT
the u.s. and criticizing president obama for telling brazil's president this month that the u.s. would like to be a consumer of its offshore oil. >> they got about every excuse they can find to lock up our own energy resources at home. the interior department released a report to us saying two-thirds of offshore leases in the gulf of mexico are unused but oil companies insist the permit process is too restrictive. more on what president obama is expected to say about the nuclear power during my next update in an hour. for now we are live in washington, d.c. alison burns. >>> time now 6:15. for the second time in a week an air traffic supervisor has been suspended. on sunday the faa says the supervisor at reagan national airport directed assault west airlines jet to fly too close to a private plane. they asked -- that incident comes after an air traffic controller fell asleep on the job at the very same airport. >>> the u.s. department of education issued a maximum possible fine of $55,000 against virginia tech university. this is in connection with that shooting rampage four yea
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Mar 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
in talks in south america. over the weekend the u.s. took the lead of launching attacks in libya including this one at moammar gadhafi's compound. the u.s. will soon play more of a backup role in the international effort to protect libyan civilians. back in washington a number of democrats and republicans are speaking out saying they are confused about the u.s. role and the goal of the mission. >> we have not discovered who it is in libya we are trying to support. obviously the people that are against gadhafi but who? >> reporter: as for whether gadhafi will stay in power, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff mike mullen said in several television interviews yesterday it's uncertain how the operation will end and it's a possibility that gadhafi will survive it politically. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns. >>> time now 6:18. pg&e is scrambling now to create an opt out plan for their controversial smart meter program. the california puc set a deadline of thursday after several bay area communities had moratoriums on the metering. they insist smart meters are
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Mar 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
official who says a few days ago there were 150 u.s. rescue workers who went up there with 12 dogs. those are really critical to this effort to try to see if they can get anyone out. that's what we know about that. your second point, dave, in terms of the blackouts i mean you can see earlier when i was up on the screen the lights are on here. they did talk about having rolling blackouts because power is a problem. the nuclear power plants were providing a lot percentage of power to this part of japan. it's a densely populated very high-tech country. so what they have been doing is shutting down some of the rail lines as you can imagine 50% of bart service that's what has been happening with some of the rail lines. we were at the tokyo station today and saw signs up talking about the rail lines being closed. >> i can only imagine. if you could just before you go explain the basic mood in the area you are right now. >> reporter: dave, let me tell you, anywhere you go you see the television is on people are watching. the news has been nonstop 24 hour coverage. you can think back to katrina o
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Mar 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
channel 2 news. >>> there are some concerns that radiation could reach the west coast of the u.s. monitoring station sits on top of the bay area air quality management building in san francisco. the device collects air samples and can detect changes in radiation levels across the country. >> it's capable of reading radiation levels on a realtime basis and then there are filter media inside the instrument that we send to the laboratory twice a week. >> now northern california has two other radiation detection instruments. one in san jose and one in sacramento. air quality officials do say they believe any radioactive material from japan will dissipate before it reaches us. >>> time now 6:08. well, today is the deadline for pg&e to prove that its gas pipeline pressure levels are safe. the deadline is a result of that deadly explosion in san bruno last september where eight people were killed. the california public utilities commission says if pg&e can't prove that its gas pipelines are operating safely, there could be severe penalties imposed on pg&e. the puc could even order the c
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Mar 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
reported missing have been found. >>> the u.s. department of education is investigating a complaint from an instructor at uc santa cruz. it claims the campus is a hostile environment for jewish students. he points to antiisrael protests. uc santa cruz administrators strongly deny his allegations. >>> the chp is investigating a tragic roadway death in mill valley of a 72-year-old woman. she was hit and killed by a car last night while crossing the intersection of seminary and hodges. the driver is staying there at the scene is cooperating. it's not clear why she was walking across that intersection since there is no clearly marked crosswalk. >>> animal cruelty is facing a petaluma man seven months after his labrador retriever was found wandering the streets. bob neilson who was arrested yes could spend three years in prison. his dog which was renamed boomer is in a shelter. his front nails were worn down, his muzzle was scabbed. boomer is recovering from foster care. he will be put up for adoption when this criminal case is over. >>> it is a stormy friday morning here in the bay area. you
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Mar 11, 2011 6:00am PST
incredible video of the devastation in japan. the u.s. pacific command say all american forces in japan have been accounted for. there are no reports of u.s. military injuries. the white house press says president obama was notified four hours ago. and says the u.s. stands by to help japan. san francisco congresswoman nancy pelosi also issued a statement calling on her constituents in san francisco to stay vigilant and heed all warnings. we'll stay on top of the response for you here in d.c. and have the latest on the morning news. pam and dave back to you. >>> we know that tsunami warnings covering the california coast. let's talk to biel tweedy. good morning, bill. are you there bill? caller: i'm here are you there? >> we're here. i know you are doing a lot of different things. that warning what does that mean for you and your team and you guys are used to dealing with stuff. what are you doing now? caller: as a precaution since we've never had a tsunami hit this area we are taking precautions to make sure the people are notified. we are advising people to in low lying areas to move t
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Mar 28, 2011 6:00am PDT
that plants cooling system. >>> president obama makes his case tonight for u.s. military involvement in libya. how the president will try to appease his critics. >>> also the local woman at the center of a walmart lawsuit about to be heard by the supreme court. >>> good morning, to you welcome back. tonight president obama speaks to the nation about the action in libya. scott mcfarland is live to tell us what is at stake for the president. >> reporter: the president makes his speech from the national defense university here in washington, d.c.. it comes ten days after the military action began in libya. there have been a flurry of developments in the past 48 hour there is. nato formerly took control of this effort yesterday. rebels have made big gains pushing closer to moammar gadhafi's home city over the weekend. the secretary of state says diplomatic efforts have been gaining traction. >> we have very tough sanctions that are fairing out and freezing gadhafi family assets. we have a lot of diplomats in libya that are flipping, changing sides. >> reporter: a lot is at stake in his spee
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Mar 2, 2011 6:20am PST
has legal standing to do so. >>> starting this month, the u.s. army is trying out changes to its annual physical fitness. soldiers will have to run on a balance beam with two 30-pound canisters. the army says the goal is to make the physical training program more like real combat training. >>> joan collins was rushed to the hospital after attending the academy 5:wards. she's blaming the tight dress she was wearing. the 77-year-old former dynasty star said she started feeling dizzy almost passed out. where her husband called an ambulance. joan collins was rushed to the hospital. she's feeling fine now but that dress she is wearing was so tight. >> and despite a national campaign to put the breaks on distracted driving people still are surfing the internet while they are driving. a survey conducted in november by state farm insurance found that 1-5 drivers go online actually go online while driving at least once a week. it also found that 74% of people are still talking on their phones while they drive. 35% send or receive text messages while driving. >>> my goodness. hopefully non
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Mar 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >>> developing news in libya. the u.s. military says one of its planes has crashed. it happened as another country calls for another immediate cease fire. >>> back at home the battle over california's budget goes on with voters -- what voters think of the job brown is doing. >>> the traffic looks good so far. we'll tell you about the morning drive to work straight ahead. >>> new this morning the u.s. military reports an air force jet has crashed in libya but says it was not shot down. the two crew members were able to eject safely and are safe in american hands. air force spokesman says the f- 15 had equipment failure. >>> our time now 5:13. meantime the united states and allies are pushing ahead against libyan targets. let's go to alison burns with more on that and the mounting criticism facing president obama. alison. >> reporter: dave, moammar gadhafi forces are reeling after days of air strikes but at this point it's still unclear how it's all going to end. for the first time since the operation began more fighters from other nations are striking on libyan targets than american fighter
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Mar 23, 2011 5:00am PDT
the villagers were thanking the pilots of a downed air force jet for the air strikes, but when a u.s. rescue helicopter flew in to pick up the pilots, they began firing on those villagers. despite the incident, the villagers say they want the u.s. involvement to continue. >>> the price tag for the u.s. involvement is topping the $100 million mark. and debate over more funding is raging in washington. according to navy figures, the u.s. has spent $225 million already on tomahawk missiles to establish that no-fly zone in libya. and it will cost another $100 million a week to maintain the no-fly zone. military officials say they may have to ask congress for more money. lawmakers on both sides say the country cannot afford it. >>> time now 5:17. the u.s. military now investigating the capture of illegal immigrants who were posing as u.s. marines. border patrol agents stopped this van on march 14th. it was near a san diego check point. inside they found 13 illegal immigrants. they were wearing military uniforms. and the van had a fake u.s. government license plate. among those arrested we
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Mar 7, 2011 5:00am PST
gates is in afghanistan. he's determining the pace of u.s. troop with drawls and he's also making headlines this morning. alison burns has bonn monitoring a satellite feed of gate's visit with the troops. she is back with details. >> reporter: dave, the big news came when secretary gates was taking questions. he shook hands with each of the troops that came out to see him. one of them asked about long- term deployments. he said the u.s. should stay involved in afghanistan after the plan 2014 end of combat operations. >>> obviously it would be a small fraction of the presence we have today. but i think we are willing to do that. my sense is they are interested in having us do that. we will be going through this negotiation over the next several months. >> reporter: gates is also meeting with afghan president on the trip. we will stay on top of it with you. and have the latest of secretary gate's message to the troops. >>> bay area gas prices continue to be among the highest in the country. this morning drivers are getting a little bit of a break. triple-a updated its averages. it s
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Mar 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
their presence will be an additional burden on infrastructure. the u.s. state department travel alert makes a similar point and urges citizens not to travel to japan unless necessary. we will try to talk to the people that run the program. talk to them about the daunting task of bringing the students back about the same time. >>> time now 5:05. bay area scientists are closely watching radiation levels in japan and possible dangers for the united states and the bay area imparticular. the national atmospheric release advisory center. so far they say there have no evidence that dangerous levels of radiation from japan will reach the united states. they continue to check the changes in the wind and the rain patterns. make sure you stay right here with ktvu channel 2 news for the continuing crisis in japan. >>> pg&e says it's missing some key safety documents and today state regulators may decide whether to slap them with a fine. they handed over more than 150 pages of records on its natural gas pipelines to the state public utilities commission. but pg&e president says 8% of the records a
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Mar 28, 2011 5:00am PDT
tonight on libya. the pressure the president is under to explain the u.s. involvement. >>> also the former white house press secretary could be coming to palo alto for a new job. >>> good morning, southbound 680 traffic looks good. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and bay weather straight ahead. >>> welcome back to the morning news. president obama addresses the nation tonight. he will offer details on the u.s. military actions in libya. scott mcfarland is live. good morning, scott. >> reporter: the parking light speech take place one -- the president's speech take place one day after nato takes action. it also comes after rebel forces make huge advantages. moving closer to moammar gadhafi's hometown. there is a belief the air strikes including the u.s. air strikes have weaken gadhafi's forces. nato taking control of other things the no fly zone over libya. it's believed the president will emphasize nato's role and tell americans no u.s. ground forces will be deployed in libya. >> americans are confused as to exactly what our policy is because on the one hand they say it's hum
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Mar 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
place. good morning, allie. >> reporter: that trial is happening in u.s. district court. the first thing that is going to happen when this trial gets started a little later on this morning is jury selection. the men and women on that jury will ultimately get to decide whether barry bonds lied to the judge. he made that testimony nearly eight years ago. bonds was indicted. he faces four coups counts of lying under oath. bounds is not expected to -- bonds is not expected to testify in this chase but he will be in the courtroom. first off as we mentioned jury selection has to happen. those jurors already filled out questionnaires last week. they were designed to give attorneys an idea about their backgrounds, belief, and opinions about baseball and jerry bonds. jury selection is expected to make it work later on thus morning. reporting live in san francisco. >>> the trial of the two men charged is chauncey bailey. he was writing a negative article about the black muslim bakery. he's accused of helping to track down bailey the day he was killed. convicted gunman ismy stole. that lead t
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Mar 9, 2011 5:00am PST
u.s. and other countries only have a financial interest in his country. >> this is leading to dangerous by those countries in order to fulfill their colonialist explorations to control our me. >> petrol. >> reporter: discussing an international no-fly zone in case he continues to refuse to step down and continued violence against opposition forces. hillary clinton made clear in an interview this morning it won't be a u.s. led effort because that would only play into gadafi's propaganda. another really interesting development this morning an egyptian airport official says a high ranking member of the libyan military arrived in cairo this morning saying he had a message from gadafi. no word yet on what that message is. reporting from washington d.c., allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:14. the battle goes on in congress to pass a spending bill for the current fiscal year. now one democratic senator says president obama needs to do something. >> why are we doing all this most poweringful person and these negotiations are present has failed to lead this debate or of
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Mar 1, 2011 5:00am PST
secretary treasury plans to tell congress that the two biggest u.s. mortgage needs an overhaul. he's set to tell the committee that major changes to fannie mae and freddie mac will create more uncertainty in the financial market. he will ask congress to make the changes over the next two years because acting too quickly could destabilize the still shaky mortgage market. >>> speaks of the markets, checking in on the stock markets here in the u.s. the dow jones starts at 12,226. it was up 95 points yesterday. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also posting small gains. right now it does look like a modest rally ahead of comments that we are expecting this morning from fed chairman ben bernanke. >>> concert promoter live nation's net loss last year more than tripled from the year before. the company that merged with ticket master last year says ticket sales for concerts and other events dropped 8% in 2010. but the company also expects global ticket sales to level off this year. still sales could be down if the nfl and the nba don't resolve their labor disputes before the start of their 2011 season.
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Mar 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
over the nuclear power plants in japan is prompting a run on potassium iodine right here in the u.s. several northern california stores that sell that product have reportedly sold out of their supply in recent days. now potassium iodine is often used to protect thyroid glands from radioactive contamination. health officials here in the u.s. say people are overreacting right now. they also add potassium iodine can be potentially harmful. >>> san francisco has a monitoring station that tracks environmental releases of radioactive waves. the radiation detection instrument sits right on top of the bay area air quality management building. that device regularly collects air samples for analysis. >> we have instrumentation out there that's capable of reading very, very small changes in radioactive output that if there is a problem it will be noticed quickly and effectively. >> air quality officials say they believe any radioactive material will diminish by the time it reaches us here in the u.s. >>> now 5:04. check in with sal on the commute. how does it look sal? any problems? >>> things
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Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
u.s. navy has started moving ships and aircraft away from the coast of japan. the estimated death toll has topped 10,000 from the earthquake and tsunami in japan. that is after 1,000 more bodies washed ashore an long japan's northeast coastline. large areas are still surrounded by water. they are unreachable. survivors in the hardest hit area have been without running water or electricity since that 8.9 quake hit on friday. ktvu jana katsuyama is in tokyo for us this morning. think will bring us a live update that is coming up in the next hour. >>> safety concerns will keep the traffic away from boat harbors. docks are unstable in some parts. there is also concerns they could leak fuel or oil. harm to wildlife has been minimal so far. >> we think we dodged the bullet environmentally. most of the boats carried a low amount of fuel. >>> right now in san jose hundreds of students, staff, and faculty from evergreen college are getting ready to board buss to sacramento. we are live. >> reporter: good morning, claudine. the students beline me are fired up. there is a group of 50 of them rall
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Mar 25, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >>> libya's government invited foreign journalist to what it said was a funeral of u.s. and coalition air strikes in tripoli. but reporters couldn't find anyone at the funeral who knew any of the victims. and a u.s. intelligence reports indicates that force loyal to miramar gaddafi had simply taken bodies from a morgue. >>> time now 5:16. governor jerry brown cutting more public services trying to close the state deficit. he's warning that even more cuts if republicans don't agree to a vote on tax i think so tensions. among the cuts, well -- tax extensions. among the cuts, welfare grants. and child care for 11 and 12- year-olds will be eliminated. >>> they now have a plan for people who want to opt out of the smart meter program, but be warned, it's not cheap. they tell the state public utilities commission that it will charge residential customers between 135 and $270 to unplug from the program. and it will charge them $20 or more to keep the radio signal turned off. they must still approve the proposal. >>> they may only end up paying a $3 million penalty for missing a deadline to h
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Mar 8, 2011 5:00am PST
the general fund. >>> u.s. airlines canceled 19,000 flights during january. that is 4% of the total scheduled flights. most of the cancellations are blamed on bad weather in hub airports. >>> a little while ago tara told us about a bad accident in livermore. now there is better news. >> we spoke to metro traffic they say that alert has been lifted. crews have moved the accident involving an suv and semi to the shoulder. the westbound lanes on 580 are now open. that was a close one. when this freeway gets backed up it can be disastrous. let's head to san francisco. there is a heavy fog advisory in effect along the coast at highway 1 and skyline drive. proceed with caution. finally 101 through san rafael not too bad here. it looks like the traffic is moving very well. southbound as you make your way to san francisco. here is steve. >> thank you. we do have light rain, drizzle out there. it's not wide spread. it's being reported. parts of the north bay and east bay. morning drizzle clouds in the morning. we will clear it out and it will billion sunny. maybe patchy fog and sunny and war
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Mar 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
going to our channel 2 website at ktvu.com. just go to the home page. >>> also today the u.s. supreme court finally takes up the case of a bay area woman who accuses wal-mart of discrimination t. is a battle that's raged on for ten years. arguments in the sex discrimination lawsuit begin today with debate focusing on whether it should become a class action lawsuit. a woman from concord is one of the six plaintiffs in the case. if the board gives the case class action status, the lawsuit can then involve as many as 1.5 million people. we're going to bring you a live report on this lawsuit coming up at 5:45. >>> the city of san francisco could become the first city in the whole nation today to take away those phone books you get on your doorstep. the board of supervisors will vote this afternoon on legislation restricting phone book deliveries. residents will only get a phone book if they personally ask for one. supporters say that would protect the environment. however some business leaders claim that decision will hurt companies who advertise in the phone books. >>> police in antioch
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Mar 4, 2011 5:00am PST
minutes ago the u.s. labor department said the national unemployment rate dropped. it stands at 8.9%. economist forecast an increase to 9.1% as people who stopped looking for jobs return to certainly for work. analysts also say the economy created jobs in february. right now looks like a pretty good alternate on that news. >>> anyone who bought a first generation ipad can get money back from apple. apple will refund $100 to anyone who bought the old version on february 16th until last wednesday when the company announced it was cutting the price. they must apply for the refund by the middle of this month and have your original receipt. >>> time now 5:52. 50,000 mazda vehicles are being recalled because of spiders. 2009 and 2010 mazda models were affected in this recall. spiders can crawl up into the ventilation system making spider webs in there making it vulnerable to cracks and leaks. mazda dealers will inspect the cars and install the equipment to keep the spiders out. >>> why one race has started for san francisco bay to brakers rigs. the moment you feel run down or achy nip flu
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Mar 17, 2011 5:00am PDT
limit radiation exposure. now the head of the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says there's no more water in one of the spent fuel pools at the plant. increasing the chance of widespread nuclear fallout. however, japanese officials deny that that pool is dry. the u.s. government is now chartering airplanes to help evacuate u.s. citizens from japan because of the rising radiation levels. voluntary evacuation to family members of government employees. >>> time now 5:01. scientists here on the west coast are closely watching the movement of the radioactive plume coming from the crippled japanese nuclear reactors. it's expected to hit the illusion islands south of alaska some time today. that plume is then expected to reach southern california late tomorrow. the health experts are emphasizing radiation levels are plunging as that plume moves across the ocean. at worse they say health consequences here in the united states would be extremely minor. >>> now the environmental protection agency is installing additional radiation monitors here in california to just stay on top of the cu
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Mar 3, 2011 5:00am PST
help to impose a no-fly zone over libya. but u.s. defense secretary robert gates is hesitant. he says that amounts to an act of war because it would require the u.s. to attack libya and destroy its air defenses. >>> a dutch ministry spokesman says three dutch marines are being held by authorities in libya after they were captured by the forces loyal to gadafi while trying to evacuate dutch workers. that spokesman says intensive negotiations are happening right now with the libya government trying to get the marines free. >>> there is word that the president of yemen has agreed to a plan from opposition leaders that includes him stepping down by the end of the year. for weeks now tens of thousands of protesters have been calling for the president who's been in power for more than 30 years to step down immediately. now it's not clear is this reported plan to allow the president to remain in power for nine more months will be supported by the protesters. >>> the suspect in an airport shooting in germany is now saying he acted alone. a security official says the 21- year-old albanian
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Mar 30, 2011 5:00am PDT
dependence on foreign oil is key top more price stability in the u.s.. it's unclear how specific he will be but the white house says he will offer new incentives to increase the use of bio fuels and natural gas and make cars and trucks more fuel efficient. president obama will also reaffirm his support for nuclear power. meanwhile here on capitol hill we are hearing a lot more cries from republicans to drill baby drill. we'll see what the white house says about drilling in the u.s.. for now we are live in washington, d.c.. >>> for the second time in a week, an air traffic supervisor has been suspended. on sunday the faa says the supervisor at reagan national airport directed a southwest airlines plane to fly too close to a private plane. they had asked the southwest pilot to check on the other plane because it was not responding to calls. >>> the department of education issued the maximum possible fine. $55,000 against virginia tech in connection with the shooting rampage four years ago. the agency says the university failed to provide timely warnings about the threat to the campus
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Mar 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
go to our channel 2 website ktvu.com click on the japan quake tab. >>> the u.s. department of education is investigating a complaint from an instructor at uv santa cruz. the hebrew language lecture says it's a hostile place for jews. uc san tap cruz administrators strongly deny his allegations. >>> 5:04 this morning the chp investigating the tragic roadway death in mill valley of a 72-year-old woman. she was hit and killed by a car last night when crossing the intersection of seminary and hogs. the driver stayed right there at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. still not clear why she was walking across that intersection when there is no crosswalk. >>> animal charges are facing a petaluma man months after his labrador retriever was found wondering the streets. his dog has been renamed boomer by shelter workers. the dog weighed less than 40 pounds. his front nails were worn down, his muzzle scabbed. boomer is now recovering in foster care. he will be put up for adoption when this criminal case is over. >>> beta breakers is here to stay for at least two more years.
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Mar 31, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >>> well, the c.i.a. on the ground in libya. what they're doing there and what it could mean for u.s. involvement. >>> also a look at pg&e's finances after a disasterrous year. >>> good morning. 680 traffic looks good as you're driving to the south bay interstate 680 is wide open for you. we will have another look at the morning commute which is getting busier in some areas. >>> good morning to you. welcome back. ten u.s. sailors recovering this morning after the engine of a fighter jet blew up and caught fire on an aircraft carrier off the southern california coast. four sailors rushed to the naval medical center. others were treated for burns. the pilot of the fighter was not hurt at all. we still don't know why the engine blew up. >>> in about 45 minutes defense secretary robert gates will testify on capitol hill about the operation in libya. allison burns is live to tell us what c.i.a. agents are doing on the ground now and how they're making contact with the rebels. allison. >> reporter: dave, american spies are on the ground now in libya trying to learn more about the rebels fi
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Mar 11, 2011 5:00am PST
the united states is ready to help japan. alison burns is covering the u.s. response for us. she is in our washington, d.c. newsroom. >> reporter: the white house tells us the president's chief of staff notified him about the quake about four and a half hours ago. president obama issued a statement offering condolences and saying the friendship and alliance is strengthful as they overcome this tragedy. now as we take a look at some of the dramatic images of the devastation coming out of japan vice president joe biden also made comments about it this morning. he called it a mega earthquake. the u.s. pacific command reports all u.s. service members have been accounted for and there are no reports of injuries. the u.s. is preparing to send aid to japan while the federal emergency management agency help. president obama will held a priestly scheduled news conference later this morning. it's taking on a lot more urgency as we understand more about the full scope of this disaster. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns. >>> time now 5:25 google once again is doing its part to h
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Mar 10, 2011 5:00am PST
on the radicalization of the u.s. muslim community. we are live in the washington, d.c. news room with reactions from muslims who say this is unfair. >> reporter: dave, bay area lawmakers stark and lee are among dozens here who signed a letter saying this morning's hearing unfairly stigmatizes muslim americans. but others point to the muslim- americans who have been arrested in recent years for trying to launch terrorists attacks. the homeland security chairman peter king says they have been radical sized and it's important to explore. >> i meet with muslims on a regular basis, but there's a threat from certain elements within the community. >> reporter: but many in the community are concerned today's hearing will lead to more of them being treated like suspects. >> if anything what's been taking place is that representative king has engaged in political theater rather than actual problem solving. >> reporter: congressman king is insisting that he is not trying to demonize anyone this morning and he is taking quite a bit of heat leading up to the hearing with many critics pointing
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Mar 24, 2011 5:00am PDT
production at some of its assembly plants in the u.s. and canada. it blames a shortage of some parts built only in japan. no word yet on which north american plants will be affected or for how long. toyota has already shut down eleven of its plants in japan. >>> time now 5:23. the internet gaming company zynga is reportedly threatening to leave san francisco. like twitter it wants a deal from the city. they're reportedly asking for an exemption to the city's tax on employee stock options. the maker of the popular farmville and mafia war games expected to go public in the next couple of years. and if there's a tax on stock options, it could be enormous. a deal to give twitter by the way a break on payroll taxes passed a supervisor's committee yesterday. >>> well, the rain clouds are dampening plans for this weekend's britney spears concert. the change of venue and why it's being met with both disappointment and relief. >>> with all the rain, the reservoirs are really filling up fast. one thing east bay mud says could push the water levels out of control. >>> good morning. traffic is moving
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Mar 2, 2011 5:00am PST
5:12. the u.s. senate is expected to approve an emergency spending bill to keep the government running for two weeks. it includes $4 billion in cuts. but also gives the white house and congress two more weeks to keep negotiating on a spending bill. >>> libyan leader moammar gadhafi warned that thousands of libyans will die if u.s. or nato intervene. he told supporters on state tv he will fight until the last man and woman to defend his country. overnight forces loyal to gadhafi took back two towns that were occupied by antigovernment demonstrators. but there are also reports that rebel fighters are battling government forces for control of one of the towns. >>> in yemen today, a huge protest at a university calling for that country's president to step down after 32 years in power. a new troubling development for the u.s.. a powerful cleric that served as a mentor to osama bin laden osama has joined yemen. >>> south korea january activists say that will send despite threats. the group called fighters for free korea will send 200,000 leaflets by helium balloons with news about an
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